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"The Handmaiden of the Sciences." - Eric Temple Bell

"Anxiety is the handmaiden of contemporary ambition." - Alain De Botton

"Anxiety is the handmaiden of creativity." - Chuck Jones

"Leisure is the handmaiden of the devil." - Branch Rickey

"Intelligence is the handmaiden of flexibility and change." - Vernor Vinge

"Riches are a good handmaiden, but the worst mistress." - Francis Bacon

"Language is the mother of thought, not its handmaiden." - Karl Kraus

"Justice is the handmaiden of truth, and when truth dies, justice is buried with it." - Ravi Zacharias

"Despair is the central part of the psychopathology. For the handmaiden of gossip is treachery:" - Alexander Cockburn

"Memory is a political act. Forgetfulness is the handmaiden of tyranny." - James Carroll

"Change is the handmaiden Nature requires to do her miracles with." - Mark Twain

"Language is the mother, not the handmaiden, of thought; words will tell you things you never thought or felt before." - W H Auden

"Behold me, here I am; thy little handmaiden Acceptance-with-Joy and all that is in my heart is thine." - Hannah Hurnard

"Death is the handmaiden of the pilot. Sometimes it comes by accident, sometimes by an act of God." - Albert Scott Crossfield

"Money is a handmaiden, if thou knowest how to use it A mistress, if thou knowest not." - Horace

"The creative scientist lives in a 'wildness of logic,' where reason is the handmaiden and not the master." - Marston Morse

"For he hath regarded the low estate of his handmaiden: for, behold, from henceforth all generations shall call me blessed." - Bible

"Money is a handmaiden, if thou knowest how to use it; a mistress, if thou knowest not." - Horace

"Language is not a handmaiden to perception; it is perception; it gives shape to what would otherwise be inert and dead." - Stanley Fish

"When Poetry thus keeps its place as the handmaiden of piety, it shall attain not a poor perishable wreath, but a crown that fadeth not away." - John Wesley

"Life is not a thing of knowing only-nay, mere knowledge has properly no place at all save as it becomes the handmaiden of feeling and emotions." - Learned Hand

"I am a handmaiden of Death. I walk in His dark shadow and do His bidding. Serving Him is my only purpose in this life..." - R.L. LaFevers

"...when Poetry thus keeps its place as the handmaiden of piety,it shall attain not a poor perishable wreath,but a crown that fadeth not away." - John Wesley

"Life is not a thing of knowing only - nay, mere knowledge has properly no place at all save as it becomes the handmaiden of feeling and emotion." - Learned Hand

"My aim is not to exhibit craft, but rather to submerge it, and make it rightfully the handmaiden of beauty, power and emotional content." - Andrew Wyeth

"In the Bible, fate was often presented as the handmaiden of morality: sin was succeeded by misfortune, righteousness by prosperity, with reward and punishment instrumental in persuading man to obey divine commandments." - Israel Shenker

"I'm trying to stay open to the idea that the Internet is not the evil foe of publishing but the handmaiden that will turn out to be a blessing for poets and writers." - Joan Larkin

"Yellow is my favorite, but what is yellow? Handmaiden to white, it is a slight tarnish of pure light. Take away a bit of whites absolute luminosity, and what remains is yellow - sunlike, golden as a crown, buttercups in a field, marsh marigolds, a finch's wing, a plastic flute." - Richard Grossinger

"She was an auxiliary nurse but training to be a true nurse because that was her calling, to serve mankind. She was a Martha. There were Marys and Marthas, but Marys got all the limelight because of being Christ's handmaiden, but Marthas were far more sincere." - Edna O'Brien

"Cassandra sat on the floor with Chris and Kat, playing Life. They had tried to play Trivial Pursuit earlier only to learn that a Dark-Hunter and an immortal handmaiden to a goddess had a decidedly unfair advantage over Cassandra and Chris. In Life, the only thing that mattered was luck." (Cassandra)" - Sherrilyn Kenyon

"Cassandra sat on the floor with Chris and Kat, playing Life. They had tried to play Trivial Pursuit earlier only to learn that a Dark-Hunter and an immortal handmaiden to a goddess had a decidedly unfair advantage over Cassandra and Chris. In Life, the only thing that mattered was luck.' (Cassandra)" - Sherrilyn Kenyon

"The practice of architecture is the most delightful of all pursuits. Also, next to agriculture, it is the most necessary to man. One must eat, one must have shelter. Next to religious worship itself, it is the spiritual handmaiden of our deepest convictions." - Philip Johnson

"It might be crazy to expect a high government official to speak the truth. It might be crazy to believe that government policy will be something more than the handmaiden of the most powerful interests. It might be crazy to argue that we should preserve a tradition that has been part of our tradition for most of our history - free culture. If this is crazy, then let there be more crazies. Soon." - Lawrence Lessig



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